Redeemer will host a reading and Q&A with author Amanda Leduc on October 10 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Amanda Leduc is a disabled author with cerebral palsy whose essays and stories have
appeared in publications across Canada and the US. She holds a Master’s degree in Creative
Writing from the University of St. Andrews, UK. Her first novel, The Miracles of Ordinary Men,
was published in 2013 by ECW Press. Her new novel, The Centaur’s Wife, is forthcoming from
Random House Canada. She lives and works in Hamilton, Ontario, where she serves as the
Communications and Development Coordinator for The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD),
Canada’s first festival for diverse authors and stories. Her first full-length work of nonfiction,
Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space, is forthcoming with Coach House
Books in February 2020.
Redeemer Reads events celebrate the work of local authors. Redeemer is pleased to bring a number of authors to our campus in the 2019-20 academic year. Everyone is welcome to attend!